Published February 1, 1990.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)
Menyanthis folium, bogbean leaf.
Bogbean leaf consists of the leaf of Menyanthes trifoliata L. [Fam. Menyanthaceae], as well as its preparations in effective dosage.
The drug contains bitter principles.
Loss of appetite, peptic discomforts.
Unless otherwise prescribed:
1.5 - 3 g of drug; Preparations with equivalent bitter value. Mode of Administration Comminuted herb for teas and other bitter-tasting preparations for internal use.
Stimulation of the secretion of saliva and gastric juices.